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Paterson Scandal

Woman To Refile Domestic Violence Charges Against Paterson Aide

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The woman who brought domestic violence allegations against a former top aide of New York Gov. David Paterson says she plans to refil...

More News From Governor Paterson's Office

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

In a group press conference convened yesterday, a handful aides to Governor Paterson announced their intentions to resign.

Paterson Had Key Role In Sherr-una Booker Abuse Case: New York Times

nytimes.com | DANNY HAKIM, WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM and DAVID KOCIENIEWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. David A. Paterson personally helped draft a statement last month that he hoped would be endorsed by a woman involved in a domestic dispute with o...

Paterson's New Press Secretary Marissa Shorenstein Resigns Amid Scandal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. David Paterson's press secretary is resigning, making her the fourth top staffer to resign amid scandals that threaten the a...

Paterson Produces E-Mails To Refute Claim He Lied About Free Yankees Tickets

nydailynews.com | Greg B. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Paterson lashed back Tuesday at a report claiming he lied about shaking down the Yankees for free tickets to a World Series game - producing e-ma...

Cuomo Will Recuse Himself From Paterson Investigations

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Amid concerns over a conflict of interest and just two days after a poll showed the public opposed his investigation into two sca...

Paterson Witness Tampering Charges Unlikely: Report

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

While Ticketgate is causing Governor Paterson some headaches, it looks like he may be able to put another scandal to rest. The New York Daily News re...

Paterson's Poll Numbers Up

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - A new poll shows the percentage of New York voters who say scandal-plagued Gov. David Paterson should serve out his term...

Pedro Perez, Acting State Trooper Superintendent, Latest Paterson Resignation

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — The replacement for the New York State Police superintendent who retired amid the scandal enveloping Gov. David Paterson announce...

Paterson: Budget Failure Could Mean Depression In New York

Crain's New York Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A defiant, though occasionally jocular, Gov. David Paterson tried Monday to set aside the swirl of rumors surrounding his immediate future and get bac...

The Stoning of David Paterson

Will Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Will Schwartz

The stoning of David Paterson furthers the myth that we can pinpoint the failures of our state on the misdeeds of its executive. It's a childish, short-sighted way to address injustice.

Paterson: 'I Don't Have Any Plans To Resign'

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Legal experts say the next few days and weeks could be the most dangerous yet for the embattled administration of Gov. David Paterson...

Black Leaders' Support For Paterson May Buy Time For Governor

AP | VALERIE BAUMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — The investigation that could bring down Gov. David Paterson is being led by the man widely considered the favorite to replace him...

Is New York In A State Of Disrepair?

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The Empire State has a lot to recommend it – Broadway shows, Niagara Falls, and baseball's World Series champions, the New York...

Common Cause Calls On Paterson To Resign

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — A group that promotes accountability in government and had supported New York Gov. David Paterson is now calling for his resignat...

Al Sharpton, Black Leaders Meet On Paterson's Fate

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (Associated Press) - A senior state Democrat tells The Associated Press that black party leaders in Gov. David Paterson's New York City n...

Paterson's Top Spokesman Resigns

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Influential black leaders in New York City said Thursday night that they believe Gov. David Paterson should stay in office amid alleg...

David Paterson Resignation Clock: Will He Step Down?

Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When will he resign? That's the question dominating political circles in New York, as the scandals tarring Governor David Paterson continue to mount....

Tim Kaine Refuses To Back Paterson: National Democratic Chairman Won't Say If Paterson Should Resign

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — National Democratic Party Chairman Tim Kaine is the latest party member refusing to back New York Gov. David Paterson as scandal ...

Paterson's Message To Sherr-Una Booker: 'Tell Her The Governor Wants Her To Make This Go Away'

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A key figure in the domestic abuse scandal bedeviling Gov. David A. Paterson told investigators that the governor phoned to enlist her help in quietin...

Head Of State Police Resigns In Wake Of Paterson Scandal

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY and VALERIE BAUMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — An unfolding scandal threatening Gov. David Paterson and his administration claimed its second public safety official Tuesday whe...

NOW Calls For Paterson To Resign

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY and VALERIE BAUMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — An unfolding scandal threatening Gov. David Paterson and his administration claimed its second public safety official Tuesday whe...

Govern Paterson Pressured To End Election Bid

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY and CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Despite calls from leading Democrats to step aside, Gov. David Paterson said Thursday he won't drop his election bid amid a growing s...

Paterson To Don Imus: 'I'm Black, I'm Blind And I'm Still Alive' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A day after he came out swinging against rumors of a scandal that have dogged his administration for nearly a week, Governor Paterson spoke with Don I...

Paterson Aide Calls For Inquiry Into New York Times

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (Associated Press) - Gov. David Paterson's chief of staff is seeking an internal inquiry into how The New York Times' reporting of a stor...